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Congress members write to Biden, pushing for the Department of Defense to allow people with HIV and hepatitis B to enlist in the military.
Biden is expected to sign the PACT Act. His son, Major Beau Biden, was exposed to burn pits and later died of brain cancer.
An updated Department of Defense policy also affects a recent federal lawsuit filed by a Latino military college student with HIV.
A Latino military college student whose HIV is undetectable sued to end policies “based on outdated science.”
The proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.
The Trump administration’s efforts to ban service members who have HIV are not based on current science, the judge stated.
In the past, he was accused of misusing data, showing religious bias and discriminating against gay men and people with HIV.
Are U.S. soldiers physically fit enough to fight?
I think when men come home from war, people allow them to be angry and aggressive, but when women come back, they are expected to be OK.
Health analysts predict that by 2020, only 2 out of every 10 recruits will be able to meet required weight-fitness qualifications to serve.
Before now, the VA said it could only afford to treat the sickest HCV-positive people in its health care system.
Women’s sense of community and their candid communication with each other may mean difference between life and death for war vets.
Researchers found that 11 percent of participants had acquired gonorrhea or chlamydia and that the risk was significantly greater in young, Af...
The United States supports male circumcision in foreign militaries to prevent the spread of HIV, Agence France Presse (AFP) reports.
A military panel sentenced Staff Sergeant Ray Girouard to 180 days of confinement, reduced his rank, restricted him to his post and reprimande...
Do you think the health of U.S. war veterans is a national priority? Well, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does.
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